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Study: Exposure to Asbestos Raises Risk of Non-Lung Cancers

Researchers in Australia recently found that childhood exposure to blue asbestos heightens the risk of non-lung cancers and heart disease in adulthood. In a study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, scientists focused on health data from children who lived in Wittenoom, a town where blue asbestos was mined for more than two decades. The town is now abandoned. The...

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